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Holiday Family Fun Guide 2018

11/20/2018

Categories Family Fun Home

We're excited to launch our NEW Holiday Family Fun Guide this year! It's chockful of fabulous ideas for family fun this holiday season: local attractions, creative fun, family theatre, outdoor...

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'Tis the Season for shopping--with our Holiday Gift Guide (2018)

11/15/2018

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If you're looking for some great gift ideas for the kids (and adults) on your list, check out our Holiday Shopping Guide showcasing some popular unique products, local holiday shows and attractions...

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Santa's Parade Schedule for Durham Region and the GTA (2018)

10/25/2018

Categories Family Fun Home

HO, HO, HO!! It's that time of year again. Watching your local Santa Claus Parade is a great way to get into the holiday spirit. Santa is one busy guy, he's making stops in Pickering, Oshawa,...

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Halloween Weekend Family Fun Guide

10/23/2018

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Get some extra mileage out of the kids' costumes this weekend before the big Trick or Treating night on Wednesday! There's lots going on in the city and beyond. Check out our Guide for some great...

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Mom and Baby Guide 2018

09/30/2018

Categories Parenting Family Guides Home

We are happy to present our 3rd annual Mom & Baby Guide. It's a whole new world when you have a baby, so we wanted to help a bit with the transition. We would like to share with you some fabulous...

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Reading Rocks -October/Fall edition

09/13/2018

Categories Family Fun

This month there were lots of great choices about the FALL season: pumpkins, Thanksgiving and apples! We would love to hear from you with some of your favourite stories. Feel free to email us at...

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Family Fun at Local Fall Fairs

09/01/2018

Categories Family Fun

There's nothing quite like a country fall fair to get you in the mood for the change of seasons. Midway rides, horse shows, demolition derbys, live music, fast food and so much more. It's always so...

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Fall Registration Guide 2018

08/17/2018

Categories Family Guides Home

Are your kids looking to try something new? Check out our Fall Registration Guide for lots of activity ideas. From music to gymnastics to tutoring to skating and more, we've got some great local...

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Summer Camp Guide: SPORTS edition

06/14/2018

Categories Family Fun Home

School's out... if you need help planning your kids' summer activities, here's our popular 2018 Summer Camp Guide full of fabulous SPORTS camps from across Durham Region and the GTA!

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Summer Camp Guide: ARTS and SCIENCE edition

06/14/2018

Categories Family Fun Parent Picks Home

School's out... if you need help planning your kids' summer activities, here's our popular 2018 Summer Camp Guide full of fabulous ARTS & SCIENCE camps from across Durham Region and the GTA!

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Summer Camp Guide: Overnight and General Day Camps edition

06/14/2018

Categories Family Fun Parent Picks Home

School's out... if you need help planning your kids' summer activities, here's our popular 2018 Summer Camp Guide full of fabulous Overnight and General Day Camps from across Durham Region and the...

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Local Splash Pads and Water Parks

06/11/2018

Categories Family Fun Family Guides Home

One of the best ways to keep the kids cool (and active) this summer, is to hit one of the many fabulous local splash pads. We've compiled a list of some of our favourite places where you can take...

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Canada Day Guide for local fireworks & festivities 2018

06/10/2018

Categories Family Guides Home

It won't be long til school is out and summer is almost here! There's no better way to start the summer than by enjoying our great country! Get out on Sunday July 1st and celebrate Canada's 151st...

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Top 5 Reasons why all MOMS need a Weekend Getaway

06/08/2018

Categories Parenting Home

Being a MOM is the best and hardest job ever! We do everything for our kids and would do anything for our families. We thrive on raising our amazing little people and love all the sweet parenting...

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Canada Day Scavenger Hunt

06/06/2018

Categories Family Fun Home

Everyone loves a good scavenger hunt! Here's a great one to help celebrate Canada's Birthday. Depending on the age of the kids, you can either hide these items around the house and backyard for the...

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Family Summer Fun Guide

06/01/2018

Categories Family Fun Family Guides

There are so many fabulous things to do with the kids for summer. We're showcasing a few of our favourites, from water parks to big city attractions to weekend getaways and fun day trips plus so...

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Victoria Day Weekend Fireworks & Festivities in Southern Ontario (2018)

05/13/2018

Categories Family Fun Family Guides

There are some great festivals and fireworks going on this May Long Weekend: you may just have to drive a little bit to visit them. From Blue Mountain to Niagara Falls to Bowmanville... explore...

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Benefits of Spring Decluttering

05/01/2018

Categories Home Organizing

Spring is here, and that means longer days, wearing colours other than black, fresh flowers, sun, and of course, spring cleaning. Cutting clutter is one of the small annoyances that comes with the...

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Summer Camp - A Sound Investment in Youth By: Mari-Beth Crysler (Director, Camp Wabikon)

04/30/2018

Categories Family Fun

Having spent over 35 summers at camp, as a camper, counsellor and director, I was pleased to read the findings of a recent study called The Canadian Summer Camp Research Project

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Top 5 items for outdoor fun!

04/20/2018

Categories Family Fun

Spring is finally here! The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and the grass is green. It's the perfect time to encourage your children to get OUTSIDE and get active! There are so many fun...

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